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From ski towns to national parks, fresh fruit to environmental lawsuits, the Sierra Nevada has changed the way Americans live. Whether and where there was gold to be mined redefined land, mineral, and water laws. Where rain falls (and where it doesn’t) determines whose fruit grows on trees and whose appears on slot machines. All this emerges from the geology of the range and how it changed history, and in so doing, changed the country. The Mountains That Remade America combines geology with…

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Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it straddles the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City, Nevada. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Its depth is 1,645 ft (501 m), making it the USA's second-deepest behind Crater Lake in Oregon. Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 26th largest lake by volume in the world at 122,160,280 acre ·ft (150.68249 km3). The lake was…

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▪Natural Sierra Nevada turquoise mined by us ▪2.5" drop ▪sterling silver

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Emerald Bay on Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. At a surface elevation of 6,225 ft (1,897 m), it straddles the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City, Nevada. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America. Its depth is 1,645 ft (501 m), making it the USA's second-deepest behind Crater Lake in Oregon. Additionally, Lake Tahoe is listed as the 26th largest lake by volume in the world at 122,160,280 acre ·ft…

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This California Forest Fine Art Print and Canvas Wrap features a photo taken on a road trip to Yosemite. There were tons of places so stop for beautiful views of the Sierra Nevadas, this was a big favorite. It's a beautiful place to look at and dream about, wherever you are!This would make a great center piece for any nature scenery lover! Title: ExploreLocation: Sierra Nevadas© Amber Katya Anderson - Lost Kat Photography

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Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the border of California and Nevada. It’s known for its beaches and ski resorts. On the southwest shore, Emerald Bay State Park contains the 1929 Nordic-style mansion Vikingsholm. Along the lake’s northeast side, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park includes Sand Harbor Beach and Spooner Lake, a gateway to the long-distance Tahoe Rim Trail. This "Lake Tahoe at Sunset'' image captured a sunset over the tree laden lake…

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The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape. First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range—from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography. Comprehensive yet concise and portable, the book describes hundreds of species: trees and shrubs…

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Located at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in a high-desert valley of northeastern Nevada, a lone trading post known as Eagle Station formed the early settlement of Carson City. In 1858, Abraham Curry purchased the property named for famous frontiersman and scout Christopher "Kit" Carson and set aside 10 acres for the predicted future territorial capital, which flourished after the discovery of gold and silver at the nearby Comstock Lode in Virginia City. In 1864, at the dawn of the…

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